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Horse Industry Placement - VETS6121

Year - 2020

This Horse Industry Placement is part of the Extramural Studies Program and provides you with a unique opportunity to increase your knowledge of animal industries outside of conventional clinical practice. It will help you to utilise and extend your knowledge, skill levels and professional behaviour in speciality areas of veterinary practices. This unit involves a one-week practical experience at a School-approved external commercial enterprise involving horses. Suitable enterprises include commercial studs or horse racing stables and training facilities. You will be under the supervision of an external supervisor who will liaise with the School, review the aims of the placement with you, and assess your performance via a standard report form. You are expected to fully participate in agreed activities whilst attending the placement, typically taking on the role of a full-time, supervised associate. You will be required to submit a reflective diary on your experiences as a personal record of your achievements. Supervisors are required to complete a Supervisor Report at the end of the placement. This will include information on your performance and attendance.

Classes
there are no formal classes in this unit

Assessment
supervisor report form (to be graded either 'satisfied requirements' or 'failed requirements'), reflective diary

Additional information
This unit must be taken by all students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The Horse Industry Placement should be conducted at an approved horse enterprise such as a commercial stud or at a horse racing stable or training facility. Equestrian riding stables do not generally qualify for this placement due to limited experiences available .

Assumed knowledge
Basic knowledge of clinical veterinary practice, confidence in interactions with animals. All content of VETS6101, VETS6102, VETS6103, VETS6104, VETS6105

Pre-requisites

VETS6101 and VETS6103

Co-requisites

VETS6105

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 0.0
EFTSL: 00
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Intensive December

23 Nov 2020

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 04 Dec 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 0.0
EFTSL: 00
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Peter White
HECS Band: 3
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